J Arnold Arbor. 55: 60 (1974) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: data deficient (k)
Annual or short-lived perennial herb. Branches usually reduced and so not obvious, up to 5(–10)mm long. Leaves (6–)8–10 cm long, less than 0.3(–0.5) mm wide; undamaged apex obtuse to subacute. Perennating swollen shoots sickle-shaped, 2–6 mm long. Inflorescence raised to water surface on an axis which is 5–80 cm long; axis coiled after pollination. Carpels (6–)8–16(–19), sessile or subsessile, stalk not elongating. Fruiting carpel (1.2–)1.8–2(–2.5) long, 0.7–1.5 mm diam. Flowers and fruits Sep.–Nov.
DunT, GipP, Glep, OtP, VRiv. Also WA, SA. Occurs in small brackish swamps, saline lakes and marshes, or on tidal flats of sheltered bays.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|